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Port Douglas Yacht Club

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€€ - €€€
Bar, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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1 Spinnaway CL, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 4386
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
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Mossman, Australia
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This has always been a great place for lunch or dinner. Friendly attentive staff, fresh great tasting meals and a nice selection of beers, wines, ciders and cocktails. The grassy area is great if you have kids with you and you can find a nice table tucked away if the occasion is a little more romantic. You can make it... More 

Thank Diane L
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A layed back casual dinner experience that was well worth the visit. After a morning of exploring Port Douglas township we found the yacht club. Great views looking onto the estuary leading out to the heads, relaxed atmosphere, good selection of beers, it really hit the spot for a lunch time meal.

Thank Garry M
Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great scenery and great meals! Very good staff who are friendly as soon as you walk in. Thanks for your service 👌

Thank papamoa_12
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect setting along side the river. Open air dining in a very casual manner. Limited menu Won't win any Michelin stars. Pleasant staff.

2 Thank Babs N
Richard S, General Manager at Port Douglas Yacht Club, responded to this review

Hi Babs, We closed our restaurant for renovations on the 23rd of February. Are you sure you dined with us? If not please remove your comment. Regards, More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only is the Port Douglas Yacht Club stunning with its views and location, the staff and management make it the perfect venue to hire out for a special event or just to enjoy a dinner date ! i held my 21st birthday party here and I can't recommend the PDYC enough! Will definitely be back! ps- try the cocktails... More 

Thank Polly S
Camden, Australia
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82 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate here on a Saturday lunch. The menu wasn't huge, but there was enough of a choice. We ordered the bucket of prawns and the Asian fish cakes, and we were both very happy with both. The beer was cold, and the service was friendly. We will be back!!

Thank Vanessa F
Port Douglas, Australia
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

We haven't been here for a few years, but it will become one of our eating spots again, the food was amazing and great value. The curry was great. Thank you.

Thank Leanne B
Richard S, General Manager at Port Douglas Yacht Club, responded to this review

Hi Leanne, Thank you very much for your feedback. We are always striving to be the best we can and its very rewarding to hear our guests enjoyed their time here with us. Look forward to serving you soon. [FYI the Kitchen will be closed for renovations from the 24th of February until the 14th of March.] Regards, More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

We visited this open to visitors club for dinner because it looked relaxed and comfortable in the heat of a FNQ summer evening and we weren't disappointed. Very generous serves of fish and chips and chicken schnitzel were served promptly. Both meals were tasty and very well priced for the amount of food brought to the table. Service was casual,... More 

Thank DaFi11
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

If your like me and you love boats you will enjoy wandering around the club. I was told that a multi-million dollar upgrade was in the works so that the mega yachts could dock - that would be a sight to see. Nearby are all manner of eateries and assorted tourist shops if you are in the mood to spend... More 

Thank Glen P
Merimbula, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Lovely sitting outdoors amongst the palms. Sit beside the river and watch the boats go by. Great food.

Thank D D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$27
Bar, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Spinnaway CL, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 4386
The Port Douglas Yacht Club is a unique and beautiful venue, located on the Dickson Inlet. Rick Preen our amazing new caterer has recently come on board, so do yourself a favour, come down have a Beer, Wine or Cocktail and sample Rick's wicked cuisine! If you're interested in holding function here, you have come to the right place. Send me an email and I will be sure to give you a call. Look forward to seeing you at "The Yachty"!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?